Our lives, and the health of the living planet, are affected everyday by the laws, agencies and programs of our government. In a democracy, we have several ways to influence government action; one way we can change things is to vote.
Register to vote. Learn about issues and candidates. Imagine the best world you can. Then vote.
Election Day 2018: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
voter registration and polling place information
Register to vote online and find information about voter registration, polling places and more from the League of Women Voters. This is useful nationwide.
Register, get reminders on election day and find more information from vote.org. This is useful nationwide.
Register, learn about voting rights, find election dates and locations in Chicago, from a new non-profit that focuses on young voters.
These sites are hosted by non-partisan organizations that share information to increase participation in voting.
sample ballots and information about candidates and issues
A site that gathers credible information about candidates and ballot issues from across the country, from the University of Chicago.
Learn more: Read your local papers, consult reliable websites, attend candidate events, talk to people and review information from organizations you trust to learn more about issues and candidates.